NBA Matchups  >>  Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors Preview 03/08/2013

The Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Oracle Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Warriors listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Rockets, while the game's total is sitting at 228.
Houston was a 112-108 loser in its last match on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 220 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Golden State, they were an 87-83 winner as they battled the Kings at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 11-point favorite, while 170 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Houston:
Team record: 33-29 SU, 33-28-1 ATS

is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 14 games when playing on the road against Golden State
is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Golden State

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Golden State:
Team record: 35-27 SU, 31-29-2 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 14 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of last 24 games when playing Houston

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 7-3


NEXT UP:
Houston at Phoenix, Saturday, March 9
Golden State home to Milwaukee, Saturday, March 9